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The Best Places to Take Amazing Photos in Amsterdam

<b>Authored by Phoenix Hutton</b><p>The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a beautiful city with an amazing variety of things to see and do. And if you …

European Travel

Save yourself some money and learn how to clean your own sensor like a pro

Learning to clean your camera’s sensor is one of the most valuable skills a photographer can learn. At least when it comes to camera maintenance. …

Lightroom

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal-setting, here's what the high-achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

Paul C. Buff DigiBees: Studio Strobes That Won’t Sting Your Budget

Purveyor of budget-friendly lighting gear Paul C. Buff is launching a pair of new studio flashes with the appropriately catchy name, DigiBee.<p>These …

Recycling

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Brooke Barker's animal anxieties – in pictures

Portland, Oregon-based writer and illustrator Brooke Barker has been obsessed with animal facts ever since she was small. “I was always telling my friends things like, ‘Did you know that rabbits can’t vomit?’” she says. “But it was a horrible way to entertain people at parties, so eventually I …

Animals

A Practical Guide to Creating Superresolution Photos with Photoshop

We’ve seen it in plenty of thriller/crime solver TV shows and movies: upon reviewing some grainy and very low-resolution surveillance footage, …

How I Made a Homemade Ice Light for Less Than $30

The Ice Light is “a portable, dimmable, daylight balanced, continuous LED light source with a built in battery” that costs $450. In this post I will …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

How to stage a family portrait, HBO style

Pat Pope has formidable rock photography credentials. He has three images in Q magazine's 100 Greatest Rock'n'Roll Photographs and his portrait of Dido hangs in the National Portrait Gallery.<p>In the 20-odd years since he photographed the then relatively unknown Jarvis Cocker and Richard Ashcroft for …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

How to Cook with a Dutch Oven and Reflector Oven | The Art of Manliness

Photo credit: Jim Pippitt<p><i>This post is part of a series brought to you by RAM. For more information about RAM Series trucks visit us at:</i> …

I Replaced My Dual Screen Editing Setup with a 34-Inch 3440×1440 LG Monitor

As a photographer, I’ve long been an advocate of a dual screen set-up for a more efficient workflow. After all, what is better than having the …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

The 20 photographs of the week

The D-day anniversary, the continuing unrest in the Central African Republic, the French Open, a bear in a hammock – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Watch 9-Year-Old Sabre Norris Land Her First 540

A recent video of 9-year-old Australian skater Sabre Norris landing her first 540 on vert has been released by Steve Berra and Eric Koston’s The …

50 Mesmerising Nature Photographs you will fall in love with

Astonishing landscapes, stunning visuals from all around our globe. Landscape photographers at their personal best and we have certainly 50 hand …

Photography

Toy car adventures - in pictures

Travels with my toys: Photography student Kim Leuenberger has photographed realistic tiny toy cars in scenic landscape settings

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It | The Art of Manliness

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and …

12 Ways to Extend the Life of Every Article You Write

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Do you have a “Hall of Fame” for your best pieces of content?<p>I can recite a list of top content for the Buffer blog as quickly as I could recite the Pledge of Allegiance. We have Belle’s post about 10 simple ways to be happier, Leo’s post about why …

The Secrets To Taking Awesome Dog Portraits

Here at HQ, we have a special spot in our hearts for dogs. So when we stumbled upon Elke Vogelsang‘s dog portraits, we were instantly smitten. Her …

How To Write (At Least) One Great Content Per Week Consistently

I hate writing. Writing English essays is definitely the most hated homework during my school days. And, I bet many of you bloggers are just like …

Is Facebook Selling Us Fake ‘Likes?’

I joined Facebook a little late in the game. I was anti MySpace for the longest time and when Facebook came along, I also dragged my feet. Then one …

Selling

5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

So, let me guess…your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently …

10 Successful Practices I've Learned from Interviewing 200+ Photographers

Over the past 8 years, I have conducted well over two hundred interviews with photographers on my show, The Candid Frame. These conversations have …

Why Lazy Photographers Should Use Lightroom Smart Collections

Photography

HISY remote shutter should help you snap the perfect selfie

Let’s face it, to take a really decent selfie you need an unfeasibly long arm as well as a rock steady hand. Without both of these, you more often …

Organizing Images in Lightroom 5